JGB benchmark yield hits 2-½ mth high before sale

* Longer-dated JGBs fall on caution over 10-yr auction

* But short- to mid-term JGBs outperform on bargain-hunting

* Nikkei falls, futures on first back-to-back gain in 7 weeks

* 10-year yield likely to start consolidating -strategist

By Shinichi Saoshiro

TOKYO, Nov 30 (BestGrowthStock) – Longer-dated Japanese government
bonds slipped on Tuesday on caution ahead of an upcoming 10-year
debt auction, with the benchmark yield touching a 2-